State Vesak Festival cancelled

The 2021 State Vesak Festival has been canceled due to the surge in Covid-19 cases in the country, the Ministry of Buddha Sasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs said.

It was scheduled to be held at Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya in Jaffna.

Secretary of the Ministry, Mr. Kapila Gunawardhane said plans will be made to hold the event in the future.